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EcoPost - Fencing Posts from Recycled Post-Consumer Waste PlasticA staggering 222,000 acres of the Mau forest has already been destroyed. Demand for timber for construction has soared due to the rapidly growing housing market. EcoPost is a manufacturing business involved in recycling plastic waste into aesthetic, durable and environmentally friendly fencing posts. The opportunity was born out of the fact that there is huge demand for environmentally friendly and sustainable fencing posts and waste plastic is hugely abundant and readily ...

News - Ecopost Limitedturning plastic waste into fencing posts. 2016; Environment, Green Business. Nairobi, Kenya, produces more than 2,000 metric tons of waste a day. Find out how one company in the city uses plastic waste to manufacture poles and planks.. Read More. ecopost. Inspirational eco-preneur recycling Kenya's waste. 2016; Environment, Green Business. Lorna Rutto is a Kenyan eco-preneur, and the inspiring founder of EcoPost, a social enterprise created in response to the need to find ...

Kenya: Entrepreneur Turns Plastic Waste Into a Way to Save Trees ...30 Oct 2016 ... "to fight climate change it has to be business unusual," says the head of the Kenya Climate Innovation Center.

Plastic Bag Recycling in Kenya - YouTube29 Apr 2009 ... Rocketboom Field Correspondent Ruud Elmendorp reports on a local, Nairobi, Kenya-based effort to recycle plastic bags into fencing poles. ... All of the Western world's soft plastic waste is sent to Kenya, and the Kenyans are given a swathe of those machines, and they turn out poles, of various widths, by the shipload, which are dispatched to all the Western countries for use in housing construction [ compulsory by legislation ], putting all those asshole sawmill and ...

Entrepreneur turns plastic waste into a way to save trees in...30 Oct 2016 ... COREC's solid black polythene poles are more durable and cheaper than timber, he says. Customers say they have other benefits as well. ''I have fenced my piece of land three times using wood posts, but most of the time the fence was vandalised by villagers who used the posts as firewood,'' said Caleb Kapten, one of Aghan's customers from Bungoma in western Kenya. Now plastic posts have stopped the problem, he said. The Kenya National Highways Authority ...

Lorna Rutto: Creating posts from plastics earned ... - Ecopost Limitedturning plastic waste into building materials. WED, 04 JUN 2014; Environment, Green Business. Lorna Rutto resigned her comfortable banking job in 2009 to start EcoPost, a small plastic recycling business. Her business uses plastic waste collected from dumpsites and garbage cans across Nairobi to manufacture fencing posts. These posts, which are used to fence houses and forest reserves, are becoming a preferred alternative to timber. Read More ...

Entrepreneur turns plastic waste into a way to save trees in Kenya ...12 Dec 2016 ... COREC's solid black polythene poles are more durable and cheaper than timber, he says. Customers say they have other benefits as well. I have fenced my piece of land three times using wood posts, but most of the time the fence was vandalized by villagers who used the posts as firewood, said Caleb Kapten, one of Aghan's customers from Bungoma in western Kenya. Now plastic posts have stopped the problem, he said. The Kenya National Highways Authority is ...

Ecopost LimitedEcoPost uses 100% recycled plastics to make aesthetic, durable and environmentally friendly plastic lumber for use in applications ranging from fencing to landscaping. Ours is one ... Made from 100% recycled waste plastic. ... Garbage collection companies. Furniture manufacturers, timber yards, saw mills. Youth and women groups involved in collecting plastic waste recyclables. waste collection yards in all the major towns of Kenya. County officials dealing with waste management.

Turning plastic waste into fencing posts - CNN Video - CNN.com1 Jun 2016 ... Nairobi, Kenya, produces more than 2000 metric tons of waste a day. Find out how one company in the city uses plastic waste to manufacture poles and planks.

Transforming waste to wealth | Brand South Africa25 Jan 2012 ... Lorna Rutto from Kenya has been named the Cartier Women's Initiative Awards 2011 laureate for sub-Saharan Africa for her creative business idea of making fence posts from plastic waste. The Cartier Women's Initiative Awards is an international business plan competition that was created in 2006 to identify, support and encourage projects by women entrepreneurs. EcoPost.

Corec's Waste Plastic Fencing Post Line - YouTube3 Jun 2013 ... Recycling plastic waste - BBC World News - Duration: 4:23. Hassan Lali 8,274 views · 4:23. Corec's fencing Post Production line in Kenya - Duration: 3:22. Aghan Oscar 302 views · 3:22 · SQ TV KENYA BY KAKA JUMA ECO POST COMPANY RECYCLING GABBAGE into LIGHTING POST - Duration: 8:26. denis andera 1,249 views · 8:26. Can plastic roads help save the planet? BBC News - Duration: 3:49. BBC News 399,145 views · 3:49 · plasticS RECYCLING ...

Environmentalists turn recycled plastic paper into fencing postsThe machine crushes the plastic waste papers into small particles which are then boiled at over 100 degrees Celsius and compressed into a molder which is then cooled to manufacture the posts. The work is done at the couple's Kijabe Farm bordering Lake Naivasha and already some of the end products have been used by the Kenya Wildlife Services to build a 235-km fence around the world famous Aberdare National Park and Forest in Central Kenya. Sarah Higgins told PANA that ...

KENYA RECYCLES - YouTube1 Aug 2012 ... A Kenyan company, EcoPost, is transforming environmentally-unfriendly plastic waste into fencing poles and forges a profitable business.

Turning plastic waste into building materials - Matchdeck4 Jun 2014 ... By John-Paul Iwuoha (chief editor at www.smallstarter.com) Lorna Rutto resigned her comfortable banking job in 2009 to start EcoPost, a small plastic recycling business. Her business uses plastic waste collected from dumpsites and garbage cans across Nairobi to manufacture fencing posts. These posts, which are used to fence houses and forest reserves, are becoming a preferred alternative to timber. So far, her innovative business has created over 7,000 fencing ...

Turning Plastic Waste Into Fencing In Kenya - AFKInsider31 Jul 2013 ... Lorna Rutto is changing the world, one fence post at a time. Her company, EcoPost, collects plastic waste in Kenya and manufactures fencing posts from it.

Kenyan entrepreneur turns trash into cash - How We Made It In Africa3 May 2010 ... ... to turn plastic waste into a profitable business venture. Lorna Rutto is the founder of Global Bio Energy, a company that manufactures fencing posts from recycled consumer plastic waste from Dandora, a slum in Kenya's capital city of Nairobi. Lorno Rutto. Currently in Kenya thousand[s] of plastic bags and bottles litter our streets . . . and clog [our] sewers. Our business converts [this waste] into durable, affordable, cost effective and environmental frien

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